Why You’ll Love Cruising on Regal Princess
If you are ready for a cruise ship experience like no other, you need to take a cruise on the next generation of cruise ships. The Regal Princess is luxurious and innovative, and with destinations all over the world, there is a cruise on a Regal Princess perfect for you. We cruised the Caribbean on this amazing ship and are so excited to share all the unbelievable features of the Regal Princess with you.
About The Ship
The Regal Princess, designed in Italy, embodies everything we imagine when we think of Italian design. Italy is a trendsetter when it comes to all things design which explains why this ship is so innovative.
The atrium on this ship is truly a masterpiece. It is fifty percent larger than on other ships. Inside this piazza style atrium, you will find casual dining options and places to hang out with your travel companions. There are even exciting street style performances and live music there! You can grab a glass of wine in the wine bar before your dinner reservations elsewhere on the ship.
The Lotus Spa is the place to go if you want to treat yourself to some first class pampering. With extensive spa and salon services, you could spend a whole day there and feel better from head to toe. There are wraps, therapies, treatments, massages, and pools to help you feel centered and healthy.
One of the most exciting new features on the Regal Princess is the Sea Walk on the top deck. The Sea Walk is a glass bottom walkway that juts out from the side of the ship, giving you a view of the ocean like you are walking on air. You have never experienced anything like the feeling you have when you look down and all you see under your feet is the deep blue sea. You can take some fun pictures here for sure!
The Sanctuary and Retreat pool also on the top deck are exclusively for adults. Relax in this more low key environment. Swim in the pool without kids doing cannonballs and hang out in the Sanctuary without hearing babies cry. The Retreat pool has little gazebos around for lounging. The Sanctuary offers a quiet, shaded, and luxurious space to be still and calm.
Kids aren’t left out though. If you travel with your kiddos, the Regal Princess has something for them too. The Youth and Teen Center is set up to entertain kids in an age appropriate way from ages 3 to 17. Kids are separated into age groups and won’t want to leave.
In the evenings, meet on the deck for movies under the stars on the largest screen on a Princess ship ever. They play current blockbuster films. There is just something about watching a movie on the big screen under the stars that feels magical. It is a great way to unwind and have a low key evening.
The Princess Theater presents original productions in a full theater atmosphere. Take in a show everyday! The entertainment is spectacular. The dancers and singers are incredibly professional and everything goes off without a hitch. Even theater aficionados will be impressed with the level of performance. Everyone in the audience will love how catchy the songs and dances are and will find themselves humming a tune from the show long after the curtain falls.
For night life, they’ve got you covered as well. The Club 6 night club is perfect for dancing the night away. If you are feeling lucky, check out the Princess Casino for popular casino and card games.
Your fitness routine doesn’t have to come to a screeching halt while on your cruise. There is a fitness center with equipment for cardio and strength training. You can run or walk laps on the outdoor jogging track. This walk adds a fun twist to your normal workout, that is unless you normally work out on the open sea in the Caribbean! There is also a private aerobics studio and courts for basketball and volleyball as well as a golf swing area and bullseye shooting simulator.
No matter what your budget, there is a luxurious and comfortable stateroom for you. These new rooms were designed by taking guest feedback into account. The interior rooms have all the amenities you could ever want. If you desire a balcony, you can choose from different levels of rooms based on size and view. The premium accommodation on this ship is the suite with a balcony. The suite is expansive and includes amenities like a walk in closet and access to the Club level. For all the details on the Regal Princess Staterooms, visit here.
A Foodie’s Dream Come True
The Regal Princess proudly offers tons of dining options, all offering made from scratch food. There are specialty restaurants, private dining opportunities, and casual eateries. Every meal and snack is a delight on this cruise, making this a perfect vacation for foodies. No matter where or what you eat, everything is exquisite! From elegant private dining to grabbing a quick bite at a buffet, all the food is delicious!
The specialty restaurants will amaze you.
- Recognized as the best specialty restaurant on a cruise ship by USA Today, Sabatini’s serves Italian food that will please any palate.
- Crown Grill is the steakhouse aboard the Regal Princess. Named best cruise ship steakhouse, you will find hand cut, aged steaks and premium seafood served from a theater-style open kitchen.
- Kai Sushi is a traditional sushi bar on board.
- True foodies cannot pass up the opportunity for a meal at the Chef’s Table. Diners have the experience of dining in the ship’s galley. You are served champagne and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a special multi-course tasting dinner paired with selected wines in the dining room. At the conclusion of this incredible meal, each couple receives a personalized, autographed copy of Princess’ best-selling cookbook “Courses, A Culinary Journey”. You also receive a photograph with the Head Chef.
With so many other activities, you are bound to want to grab a casual meal. Those options are just as delicious. Grab a slice at the pizzeria. Burgers and hot dogs are always a hit at the grill. Soft serve ice cream with any topping you can imagine is served up all day long. For lots of choices at your fingertips, check out the Horizon Court Buffet.
Choose your Cruise
If you desire to leave on your cruise from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, there are several options.
- If you wish to visit the Western Caribbean, you will visit ports at Princess Cays, Bahamas, Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, and the Island of Cozumel, Mexico.
- For the Eastern Caribbean, you can visit Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Kitts, St. Kitts & Nevis, Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda, and St. Maarten. There are 3 different cruises that feature a different combination of the Eastern Caribbean ports. Check out your options here.
Are you ready to take to the open seas now? Everyone will love being on the ocean while cruising on the Regal Princess. This extraordinary ship has everything you need and then some. Enjoy a special trip with a loved one, your family or friends. There is something for everyone. You will actually run out of time before you can run out of sights to see, activities to enjoy and delicious meals to eat.
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